10 Ways to Eat Your Caffeine

Eat Your Buzz

While energy drinks keep coming to stores everywhere in all shapes and sizes, sluggish consumers can be forgiven for not being able to stomach the strange sweetness of yet another Red Bull Lite or 5-hour energy. Thankfully the world of caffeinated consumables has evolved way beyond the energy drink during the past few years. Nowadays you can get simple snack foods like popcorn and beef jerky laced with caffeine, or any number of sweets and candies with a built-in energy boost. The point is that you don’t need to drop $5 on a latte every day for a short-lives burst of caffeine. Read on to find out about 10 products you can eat that will get you the caffeine boost you need. We have included caffeine counts for each one, and for reference, the U.S. Department of Agriculture gives an average caffeine content of 95 mg per 8-oz. cup of brewed drip coffee. As you’ll see, some of these foods blow that cup of coffee clear out of the water. Photo Credit: Lee Jordan